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Farmers Market

BELEN MUNICIPAL ELECTION

*TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018*

Belen's 2018 elected offices will be for One Mayor, Two Councilors and One Municipal Judge, these offices will be held by each elected official for four years from the date of their election.
 
Certified Write-In Candidate List
Precinct Worker List
 

2018 Election Documentation

2018 Call to Election Resolution

2018 Full Candidate Packet

Municipal Judge Information

Campaign Sign Application

Campaign Sign Ordinance

2017-2018 Election Code

Important Dates:

For Candidates:

1/9/2018: Candidate filing day by 5:00 pm

1/10/2018: Municipal Clerk shall determine whether the declaration of candidacy shall be certified

1/11/2018: Municipal Clerk shall post by 9:00 a.m. a list of the certified candidates & those that were not certified with reasons.

1/11/2018: At 5:01 pm, in the presence of the certified candidates the Municipal Clerk shall administer an impartial and fair drawing by lot to determine the order in which the candidates for each office shall be listed on the ballot.

1/16/2018: Candidate withdrawal - last day by 5:00 p.m.

1/16/2018: Write in candidate filing day by 5:00 p.m.

1/17/2018: Municipal Clerk shall certify those individuals who have satisfied the requirements as declared write-in candidates.

1/18/2018: Municipal Clerk shall post by 9:00 a.m. a list of the certified write-in candidates & those that were not certified with reasons.

1/30/2018: Write in candidate withdrawal - last day by 5:00 p.m.

3/2/2018: Last day to appoint a challenger by 5:00 p.m.

3/5/2018: Last day for governing body to appoint a qualified elector to serve as observer, by 3:00 pm on the day before the election.

For Voters:

1/30/2018: First day absentee ballots can be issued/mailed to voters whose applications have been approved, not earlier than 35 days prior to the election.

2/6/2018: County Clerk closes voter registration, by 5:00 p.m.

2/14/2018: First day for early voting using voting machines/electronic vote tabulators.

3/2/2018: Last day for early voting using machine/tabulators

3/2/2018: Last day absentee ballots can be issued/mailed out to voters, no later than 5 pm on the Friday immediately prior to the date of the election.

3/2/2018: Last day to issue replacement absentee ballots

3/6/2018: Election Day (Polls Open at 7:00 am & Polls Close at 7:00 pm)

Polling Locations:

Belen Community Center

305 Eagle Lane

Belen, NM. 87002

Belen Public Library

333 Becker Ave.

Belen, NM. 87002

For Precinct Workers:

1/16/2018: Precinct Board appointed by governing body.

1/30/2018: First day absentee ballots may be issued/mailed to voters, including Federal qualified electors & overseas voters

2/14/2018: First day for early voting using voting machines/electronic vote tabulators in Municipal Clerk's office

2/15/2018: Notice of election training to poll workers

3/1/2018: Municipal Clerk conducts or causes to be conducted an election training for precinct workers which shall be open to public (5) days prior to election.

3/2/2018: Last day for early voting using voting machine;/tabulator, by 5:00 p.m.

3/5/2018: Municipal Clerk must have prepared ID badges for qualified challengers, watchers and alternates, by 3:00 p.m. on the day prior to election

3/5/2018: Municipal Clerk swears in presiding judge and causes election supplies, voting machine/tabulator keys, ballot box, ballot box keys, and other election materials to be delivered to the presiding judge; not earlier than noon on the day before the election and not later than 1 hour prior to the opening of the polls

Questions?:

Please contact Leona Vigil, CMC, City Manager/Clerk or Brian McBain Deputy City Clerk at 505-966-2740 or email brian.mcbain@belen-nm.gov.